Wrinkle in Time (September book club)

“I don’t understand it any more than you do, but one thing I’ve learned is that you don’t have to understand things for them to be.”

It was a dark and stormy afternoon. Mrs. Whatsit paid us a visit. We ate Charles Wallace’s sandwiches and did experiments in Mrs. Murray’s lab. And, IT was there.

Don’t believe me?

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So much to write about, but the pictures say it all!

Great food:

An amazing discussion about the plot, themes, and all the choices authors get to make in books:

A creative “character recipe” activity:

Experiments in the lab:

Trying to resist IT:

Madeline L’Engle concluded her Newbery acceptance speech in 1963 with, “A book, too, can be a star, ‘explosive material, capable of stirring up fresh life endlessly,’ a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.”

A Wrinkle In Time is indeed a star. Baumans,  thank you thank you for helping us experience, in such fun and meaningful ways, how books can be light.

 

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